Welcome to Inland Empire Saves

Across the Inland Empire, people just like you are proving you can start small and think big. Inland Empire Savers are setting financial goals, tracking their spending and taking control of their financial future. Don't wait any longer…enroll in Inland Empire Saves today!

Riverside Mayor Rusty Bailey Supports Inland Empire Saves

Saving Strategies

Building wealth starts when you set a goal and make a plan to reach that goal. Whatever goal you choose – whether it’s buying a car, buying a house, or getting out from under your debts – learn about proven savings strategies and get simple tips on the best ways to save. Click on the links below to learn how to:

Get out of debt

Save for a home

Save for a car

Save for emergencies

Save at work


Personal Finance Blog

Credit.org

Practical ideas for getting out of debt and saving money
Springboard Nonprofit Consumer Credit Management

Feed The Pig

FeedThePig.org

Feed the Pig helps you do just that, feed your piggy bank.  You'll find helpful tools, articles, tons of tips and other resources to help you on your path to financial stability.

 

Teens and Money

Teens learn all about money—how to earn it, spend it, and save it---on the University of California’s Money Talks for Teens website which is available in English and Spanish.

Meet a Saver

Meet a Saver

For Johnnie Lovett, a Young Illinois Saver, saving has been a habit since he was a teenager. “As a teenager, I was responsible for buying certain things with my allowance,” the Illinois State University junior said. “I found out I wasn’t always able to buy the things I wanted.” His parents introduced him to the concepts of budgeting, saving, and money management. He has taken that advice to heart and is now regularly saving. Read his story.

 

Coping With A Job Loss

Aimee Shaffer worked as a Public Service News Director for radio for years until one day her employer downsized the company, resulting in hundreds of lost jobs, including Aimee’s.  Read her story.

Aimee Shaffer worked as a Public Service News Director for radio for years until one day her employer downsized the company, resulting in hundreds of lost jobs, including Aimee’s.

Unfortunately, her contract made it so that she couldn't work for a competing local station for one full year. “I was without a steady income for the first time,” said Aimee. With the little unemployment she received, she made sure to pay her bills so she wouldn’t get behind. She also looked around for other work and accepted help from family and friends.

- See more at: http://www.americasaves.org/for-savers/saver-stories/654-coping-with-a-lost-job#sthash.InqRocaL.dpuf

 

Aimee Shaffer worked as a Public Service News Director for radio for years until one day her employer downsized the company, resulting in hundreds of lost jobs, including Aimee’s.

Unfortunately, her contract made it so that she couldn't work for a competing local station for one full year. “I was without a steady income for the first time,” said Aimee. With the little unemployment she received, she made sure to pay her bills so she wouldn’t get behind. She also looked around for other work and accepted help from family and friends.

- See more at: http://www.americasaves.org/for-savers/saver-stories/654-coping-with-a-lost-job#sthash.InqRocaL.dpuf

Make Every Dollar Count

Are you in control of your money? Or is your money in control of you? Learn how to make your money work for you. Go to Making Every Dollar Count, a free online educational program from the University of California Cooperative Extension. Click here for English or Spanish.

Savings Tips

"If you're a college student, you can take advantage of college or youth discounts at museums, movie theaters, and even while traveling! Often all you have to do is ask and show your college ID."

-Nicole Lowry, Arlington, VA

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Contact Us

Melinda Opperman, Coordinator
4351 Latham Street
Riverside, CA 92501
melinda.opperman@springboard.org
ph: 800.449.9818 ext 7888

Inland Empire Saves Community Partner

America Saves is a campaign coordinated by the nonprofit Consumer Federation of America (CFA)
and is dedicated to helping individuals save money, reduce debt, and build wealth. CFA thanks Capital One
for its generous in-kind contribution of design expertise for this website.